Annual 5-to-1 Conference is Feb. 23 at WBC

Williams Baptist College will host its annual 5-to-1 Student Ministry Conference on Thursday, Feb. 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will focus on various aspects of student ministry and discipleship.

Event speakers and topics will include: Steven Price, student pastor at FBC Monticello, discussing student ministry with special needs youth; Bill Newton, youth minister at FBC Hot Springs, discussing student discipleship; Warren Gasaway, a member of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention Church Health Team, discussing student evangelism; and Hayes Howell, campus minister at WBC, discussing preparing students for college.

The conference will take place in the Moody Room of WBC’s Mabee-Gwinup Cafeteria. There is no cost to attend and lunch will be provided. All are welcome. For more information, contact Dr. Walter Norvell at, or by phone at (870) 759-4150. To register, visit

WBC’s 5-to-1 Student Ministry Conference seeks to equip churches and families with information and skills so teens can be surrounded with many caring adults who will help them develop lifelong faith.

Williams is a four-year, liberal arts college at Walnut Ridge.